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BR524

Turn-of-the-century American Art Nouveau bottle decanter. Clear glass ovoid with tall cylindrical neck and ruffled rim. Ovoid stopper with short plug. Engraved silver overlay with loose flower heads surrounded by trellis; joined and elongated figure eights bisected with fleurs de lys at base. Interlaced script monogram engraved on neck collar. Very good condition with nice patina. A few minor chips to plug.

Dimensions: H 13 3/4 x D 4 in. #BR524

$840.00
Listed Price $1,200.00
BT004

Turn-of-the-century American Craftsman sterling silver porringer. Bellied bowl on inset foot ring. Finely faceted hand hammering with "disco ball" shimmer. Plain open tree handle. Fully marked including retailer’s stamp for A. Stowell & Co., who were active in Boston from ca 1865 to 1904. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 1/4 x W 7 1/2 x D 5 1/4 in. Weight: 8 troy ounces. #BT004

$696.50
Listed Price $995.00
BS991

Turn-of-the-century Classical sterling silver trophy cup. Made by Whiting in New York. Bellied urn with bold stylized egg-and-dart border on foot ring with four leaf-mounted majorly big paws. Leaf-capped and mounted s-scroll side handles. Beautiful with nice heft. Definitely the winner’s prize. Fully marked including no. 1505 and volume (6 pints). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 9 1/2 x W 11 x D 7 in. Heavy weight: 62.5 troy ounces. #BS991

$3,500.00
Listed Price $5,000.00
BT003

American Colonial Revival sterling silver 3-piece coffee set. Retailed by Georg Jensen USA in New York, ca 1950. This set comprises coffeepot, creamer, and sugar. Coffeepot: Truncated cone body, molded and double-domed hinged cover with stained-wood finial, and molded base. Capped stained-wood handle with scrolled silver mounts, and faceted gently-scrolled spout with scalloped mount. Creamer: Baluster with faceted lip spout, capped double-scroll handle, and spread and reeded foot. Sugar: Curved... Click for details

$1,750.00
Listed Price $2,500.00
BR515

Aesthetic sterling silver compote. Retailed by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1870. Shallow round bowl mounted to conical support on flat foot. A spare form suggestive of the Greek kylix with low-slung side handles terminating in volute scrolls with rim-mounted leaves. A cast bird with flapping wings is mounted to each scroll. Fluid and stylized flowers engraved to support. Fine craftsmanship and innovative Classicism that suggest the maker was John R. Wendt, who was active in New York during the... Click for details

$2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00
BT006

Large turn-of-the-century Edwardian sterling silver porringer. Made by Gorham in Providence. Deep and tapering bowl with raised foot and open scrolled handled. Rim border comprising square frames with low-relief pictogram-style representations of nursery rhymes, including a fiddling cat and moon-jumping cow (Hey, Diddle, Diddle) and blackbird pie and clothes-hanging maid (Sing a Song of Sixpence). A cerebral distillation of key symbols. Lots of room for engraving. Fully marked including no.... Click for details

$696.50
Listed Price $995.00
BN994

German 930 silver novelty trinket box. Imported to England in 1900 by Elly Isaac Miller in London. Rococo shoe with chased floral garlands and open bands. Insole has hinged cover. Raised elf toe and plain heel. German maker’s and English importer's marks. Very good condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: H 2 3/8 x W 5/8 x D 4 5/8 in. Weight: 2 troy ounces. #BN994

$525.00
Listed Price $750.00
BS966

Blossom hand-hammered sterling silver coffee set on tray. This set comprises coffeepot, creamer, large sugar, and sugar on tray. Coffeepot ovoid with fat and tapering s-spout. Creamer bellied with prominent v-spout. Sugars inverted double-dome bowl. All have 3 leaf-mounted paw supports. Coffeepot and creamer have silver-mounted carved handles. Coffeepot and sugars have domed cover with pod spilling seeds. Tray oval with same in open c-scroll end handles.

A great set with a bonus of an extra... Click for details

$6,650.00
Listed Price $9,500.00
BS636

Pretty Edwardian inkwell. Made by Foster & Bailey in Providence, ca 1910. Rectangular clear glass base with chamfered corners, wraparound acid-etched garland, and star cut to underside. Ovalish well with short neck in sterling silver collar with hinged and domed cover. Cover top has enameled flower basket and garland on white wavy and chevron ground with ornamental blue lunettes. Fully marked. Very good condition with strong color.

Dimensions: H 4 x W 3 1/8 x 3 1/8 in. #BS636

$875.00
Listed Price $1,250.00
BS916

Antique hunter's cigar cutter, ca 1920. Irregular and corrugated horn handle. Mounted to one end is silver boar’s head—all bristly fur, perked ears, alert snout, and red glass bead eyes. Oakleaf collar. At other end is mounted the hardware with taut, springy blade. Hardware has German maker’s stamp (Pfeilring). Silver marked 925. Very good condition.

Length: 9 1/2 in. #BS916

$1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
BN999

German 930 silver gilt shoe, ca 1920. For a lady with laced front and pierced scrolls. Upturned elf toe is solid as are heal and back, which has a scrolled cartouche (vacant). A fantasy fashion ornament. Marked “930.” Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 5/8 x W 1 7/8 x D 7 1/2 in. Weight: 5 troy ounces. #BN999

$1,400.00
Listed Price $2,000.00
BR430

Traditional sterling silver serving tray, ca 1950. Retailed by Cartier in New York. Round with flat curvilinear Georgian piecrust rim. Fully marked including maker’s (Graff, Washbourne & Dunn) and retailer’s stamps and no. 64. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1/4 x D 13 3/4 in. Weight: 31 troy ounces. #BR430

$1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00
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